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ERIC Number: EJ470383
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-3675
The Value of Fiction as Therapeutic Recreation and Developmental Mediator: A Theoretical Framework.
Gold, Joseph
Journal of Poetry Therapy, v1 n3 p135-48 Spr 1988
Suggests that fiction has developed as a human medium of expression to assist people in adapting to the complexities of social organization. Argues that fiction reading leads to improved problem-solving skills, a greater sense of normality, a breakup of rigid and confusing cognitive frameworks, improved socialization, and increased self-actualization. (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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